Dr. Lauren Papa

Scholarship for Healthcare Students

Here is your opportunity to make a meaningful stride towards your healthcare education. Aspiring healthcare professionals are invited to apply for the Dr. Lauren Papa Scholarship, a distinguished award valued at $1,000. This scholarship recognizes your commitment to advancing patient care and the future of healthcare. Take the first step in shaping your career by submitting your application today.

Scholarship Overview

The Dr. Lauren Papa Scholarship is a prestigious opportunity designed to support and recognize outstanding individuals pursuing a career in healthcare. Named after Dr. Lauren M. Papa, this scholarship celebrates excellence, compassion, and innovation in the field of healthcare, particularly neuromusculoskeletal care.


To be considered for the Dr. Lauren Papa Scholarship for Healthcare Students, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Academic Pursuit: You must be a current student pursuing a degree in healthcare-related disciplines such as chiropractic care, physical therapy, nursing, or a related field.
  • Excellence in Academics: We highly value exceptional academic achievements and are seeking individuals who have demonstrated outstanding scholastic performance.
  • Commitment to Patient Care: A deep commitment to providing exceptional patient care and improving patient well-being is essential. Your passion for positively impacting the lives of patients should shine through.
  • Desire for Personal Growth: We are looking for candidates who are dedicated to personal and professional growth within the healthcare field. Show your commitment to expanding your knowledge and skills.
  • Essay Requirement: As part of the application process, you will need to submit an essay of under 1000 words addressing the following prompt:

“Describe your perspective on the role of preventive care in promoting overall well-being. Share your innovative ideas on how healthcare professionals can work collaboratively to prioritize preventive measures.”

  • Problem-Solving Skills: We are interested in applicants who display creative problem-solving abilities, showcasing their capacity to identify and address complex challenges within the healthcare sector.

We encourage all eligible students who meet these criteria to apply for the Dr. Lauren Papa Scholarship for Healthcare Students. We eagerly anticipate reviewing your applications and learning more about your aspirations to excel in the healthcare field.


One time award of $1,000


The deadline to apply for the scholarship is March 15, 2024.

Winner Announced

The winner of the scholarship will be announced on April 15, 2024.

How to Apply

To apply for the Dr. Lauren Papa Scholarship for Healthcare Students, eligible applicants should follow these steps:

  1. Compose Your Essay: Prepare your essay addressing the following prompt in a Word Document:

“Describe your perspective on the importance of patient-centered care in healthcare. Share your innovative ideas on how healthcare professionals can enhance patient well-being by prioritizing personalized treatment plans and empathetic communication.”

  1. Email Your Essay: Email your essay response to the following address in Word Doc format:

[email protected]

“Identify an industry in the world that you believe is in dire need of improvement, and explain how a new and innovative business idea could revolutionize this industry for the better.”

We encourage all eligible applicants to submit their responses to this essay question, and we look forward to reading your ideas for how entrepreneurship can make a difference in the world.

Along with the essay, please provide the following information:

  • Full Name
  • Phone Number
  • Address
  • Email Address
  • Name of High School and Graduation Date
  • The University that you are currently enrolled in.
  • Personal Bio
  • GPA